Eventide Dividend Opportunities Fund Celebrates 3-Year Anniversary
BOSTON, MA (September 30, 2020) – The Eventide Dividend Opportunities Fund (NASDAQ: ETIDX) celebrated its 3-year anniversary on September 29, 2020. The Fund completed the three-year period ending September 30, 2020 with a 5-star overall rating from Morningstar. Additionally, the fund ranked in the top 3% of the Morningstar Mid Cap Blend category for total return out of 368 funds for the 3-year period and the top 5% out of 403 funds for the one-year period.
The Eventide Dividend Opportunities Fund seeks to provide dividend income and long-term capital appreciation with a secondary objective of dividend growth by investing in companies that Eventide believes have sustainable and growing dividends.
Eventide Director of Investment Research and Eventide Dividend Opportunities Fund lead portfolio manager Dolores Bamford had this to say about the Fund’s anniversary: “The Eventide Dividend Opportunities Fund was created three years ago to give investors an option to invest in dividend-paying companies they believe in while still pursuing their own financial goals. My team and I continually have the values and financial goals of our investors in mind as we seek to invest in high-quality, dividend-paying companies that we believe are creating value for their stakeholders and making a positive impact on the world and the wellbeing of society.”
Eventide CEO Robin John also commented, “We couldn’t be more pleased with Dolores’s vision and execution in the Eventide Dividend Opportunities Fund. Eventide’s values-based approach to investing is at the heart of her investment philosophy, and the Fund’s track record reflects her competency as a portfolio manager. As with all of our funds, the Eventide Dividend Opportunities Fund gives investors the opportunity to change the world for the better through the very act of investing.”
The Eventide Funds are managed by Eventide Asset Management, LLC, a Boston-based registered investment adviser managing more than $6 billion in net assets.
The Fund is available in four share classes – Class A (NASDAQ: ETADX), Class C (NASDAQ: ETCDX), Class N (NASDAQ: ETNDX), and Class I (NASDAQ: ETIDX).
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